To question that which seems to have ceased forever to astonish us.
They frighten a few people (mostly each other), are rude to bystanders and astonish a cleaning lady.
It may astonish readers to know, then, that it was Jews that invented our idea of heaven.
His book should astonish both liberals and conservatives—and for very different reasons.
The Germans know, and that is the card with which they are going to astonish the world.'
But this does not astonish us when we understand the difficulties which he was obliged to solve.
So I sing like a bateau full of voyageurs, and the dark echo, and that vild-cat must be astonish.
But after what he had heard nothing could astonish him any more.
Perhaps the musical genius which his father will not bring before the world in himself may one day astonish that world in Sigmund.
There is another manifestation of his power which will astonish those who consider it.
c.1300, astonien, from Old French estoner "to stun, daze, deafen, astound," from Vulgar Latin *extonare, from Latin ex- "out" + tonare "to thunder" (see thunder); so, literally "to leave someone thunderstruck." The modern form (influenced by English verbs in -ish, e.g. distinguish, diminish) is attested from c.1530.
No wonder is thogh that she were astoned [Chaucer, "Clerk's Tale"]Related: Astonished; astonishing; astonishingly.